Rowan Gallery Announces NJ Arts Annual Artists, Including Several from South Jersey

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"Time Machine" by Atlantic City artist Lennox Warner "Time Machine" by Atlantic City artist Lennox Warner

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University Art Gallery is happy to announce the participating artists who will be included in the 2018 New Jersey Arts Annual for Fine Art, presented with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, opening in late April.

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“We are very pleased to partner with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts to present Navigating Elementsfor the 2018 Arts Annual,” said Mary Salvante, Gallery & Exhibitions Program Director for the gallery.

“This exhibition highlights 21 contemporary artists from across the state exploring environmental themes through installation, painting, photography, and sculpture, sound, and video.”

The artists include Katrina Bello (Montclair). Gregory Brellochs (Camden), Michele Brody (Jersey City), Jeffrey Campbell (Wanaque), gwen charles (Montclair), Angeles Cossio (Jersey City), Wendy Gordon (Lambertville), Kay Kenny (South Orange), Dong Kyu Kim (Fort Lee), Joy Kreves (Ewing), Robert Lach (West Orange), Elizabeth Mackie (Frenchtown), Donald Moore (Sicklerville), Julie Nagle (Jersey City), Aimee Odum (Jersey City), Kaitlyn Paston (Frenchtown), Dolores Poacelli (Collingswood), Amanda Thackray (Newark), Rachel Udell (Collingswood), Lennox Warner (Atlantic City), and Mauro Zamora (Ewing).

Sicklerville artist Donald Moore's

Sicklerville artist Donald Moore's "In Search of Myself"

The juried exhibit, which showcases contemporary artists who investigate the relationship of content and medium to convey meaning in their work, is on display from April 28 to July 28, 2018 at the gallery in downtown Glassboro.

The New Jersey Arts Annual series is a program of the State Arts Council, carried out in partnership with major arts organizations around the state. The unique series of exhibitions highlights the work of New Jersey visual artists working in the areas of fine arts and crafts. One exhibition takes place each year in either fine arts or crafts, in altering sequence, and featuring artists living or working in New Jersey.

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Rowan University Art Gallery serves as a premier cultural destination for southern New Jersey, serving the university community and the surrounding region. With a mission to provide a platform for discourse on best practices in contemporary art by professional artists, curators and scholars, the gallery presents interdisciplinary art exhibitions, panel discussions, guest curatorial projects, and other public programming.

As part of the largest university in South Jersey, the gallery is committed to cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages dialogue between exhibiting artists, students, faculty, the general public, and other cultural institutions. Year-round programming is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.

The gallery is located at 301 High Street in Glassboro, NJ. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are Monday – Wednesday, 10 am to 5 pm; Thursday - Saturday, 10 am to 7 pm. Directions can be found on the gallery website. Free parking is available in the Mick Drive parking garage across from the gallery. For information, call 856-256-4521 or visit rowan.edu/artgallery.

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